Got an interesting post from our former intern who is now deeply ensconced in her 2nd year.  Among her other thoughts, she reports that at law schools,”legal technology” basically means “Word and Westlaw” and nothing else.  Take it away, embedded 2-L… “The thing lawyers have in common with everyone else is the need to find […]

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Today’s National Law Journal leads with a report of plunging “lawyer population” (their term, not mine) at the AmLaw 250.  The article lead is stark: “the United States’ largest law firms this year suffered the deepest cuts in their attorney numbers since The National Law Journal began tracking their census figures more than 30 years ago.” All […]

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More and more legal departments are paying less and less to their outside counsel and are adopting a variety of strategies to achieve that reduction in spending.  The list of these strategies vary from the traditional (keep more work in-house) to the more novel (ban first-year or even second-year associates from working on their projects), but […]

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